Williamsburg Orange Cake

Sue Bosbury

By
@banaltra

This cake is incredibly moist.


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Cook:

35 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

PREHEAT OVEN TO 350 DEGREES

2 1/2 c
all-purpose flour
1 1/2 c
sugar
1 1/2 tsp
baking soda
1/2 tsp
kosher salt
1 1/2 c
buttermilk
1/2 c
butter, softened
1/4 c
shortening
3
eggs
1 tsp
vanilla
1 c
golden raisins, cut up (optional)
1/2 c
pecans or almonds, finely chopped (optional)
1 Tbsp
orange zest

WILLIAMSBURG BUTTER FROSTING

1/3 c
butter
3 c
confectioners' sugar
3-4 Tbsp
orange juice, fresh
2 tsp
orange zest

Directions Step-By-Step

1
cream the sugar, butter and shortening
2
add the eggs, zest and vanilla
3
combine the dry ingredients, alternating with the buttermilk
4
Lastly, add the nuts and fruit
5
Pour into greased, lined and floured rectangular cake pan - you can use round tins if you want (it may take 3 tins if you use round) - also a bundt pan works really well!
6
FOR THE FROSTING: Blend butter and sugar. Stir in juice and orange zest. Beat until smooth.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cakes
Main Ingredient: Fruit
Regional Style: American